Antonov An-72
1977
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Antonov An-72

Originated as private venture military transport based on stillborn An-60 64-73 seat civil airliner designed to meet 1967 specification. Revised design, following issue of military requirement in 1968, included relocation of engines above wings; Two static test airfriunes; first of four prototype An-72, built at Kiev, flew (SSSR-197744) 31 August 1977. Production order placed in December 1980 for improved An-72A version; manufacture transferred to Kharkov, Ukraine, where first production An-72 flew 22 December 1985; An-74 also produced at Kharkov from December 1989. An-74 announced February 1984; An-72P maritime patrol version demonstrated 1992. Production of An-74 also started by Polyot Industrial Association at Omsk, Russia, in 1993 (assisted by Progress at Arsenyev); first Polyot aircraft (RA-74050) was flown 25 December 1993. Development of An-74-200 and An-74TK-200 by Antonov started 1995; An-74TK certified by Aeronautical Register (now Interstate Aviation Committee) on 2 August 1991.

Antonov An-72


Specification 
 CREW2-3
 PASSENGERS32
 ENGINE2 x turbo-jet Lotarev D-30, 62.8kN
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight26500-30500 kg58423 - 67241 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan25.8 m85 ft 8 in
    Length26.6 m87 ft 3 in
    Height8.2 m27 ft 11 in
 PERFORMANCE
    Cruise speed720 km/h447 mph
    Ceiling11000 m36100 ft
    Range w/max.fuel3200 km1988 miles
    Range w/max.payload1000 km621 miles

Antonov An-72

Comments
Tomas Adorno Montes, 06.07.2014

Great plane stol for cargo has good range and speed hope to own one.I have not seen such a design before

bernard keiser, 29.04.2012

what are the minimum landing and take-off distances?

Walt, 04.03.2012

Looks as if the designer was looking over Boeing's shoulder

dasanbi, 18.06.2011

por favor soy piloto empresario y quiero saber sobre la capacidad del combustible y el consumo por hora de los motores del equipo AN 74-200

, 18.06.2011

Antonov An-72
1977

oscar, 02.11.2010

Un Saludo, por favor soy piloto empresario y quiero saber sobre la capacidad del combustible y el consumo por hora de los motores del equipo AN 74-200 y AN 72, ambos cargueros
GRACIAS

Kiril, 05.04.2010

I am able to offer Antonov An-72 for sale. Contact me for more information.
E-mail: chochkov@aero-x.eu

Kiril, 20.10.2009

I have Antonov An-72 for sale. Contact me for more information.

Leon Arenas, 23.09.2009

Un Saludo, por favor soy piloto empresario y quiero saber sobre la capacidad del combustible y el consumo por hora de los motores del equipo AN 74-200
GRACIAS

Shamel, 21.07.2008

Can you provide me the Engine specification and what kind of inspection do you use for this aircraft

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